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Penne recipes

Perfect for pasta bakes, pasta salads, or to soak up a creamy pasta sauce - find a plentiful supply of penne pasta recipes to try.

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This classic Italian dish is intended to make the very most of young spring produce, freshly picked from the vegetable plot. With today's choice of vegetables in supermarkets, the selection can be varied for year-round meals, and the recipe can also be made as a ‘storecupboard supper’ with good-quality frozen vegetables.

Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

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Wholewheat pasta is a good source of complex carbohydrate and has a low GI value. Tossed with steamed summer vegetables and a fresh herb pesto, perhaps made ahead, this makes a tempting and satisfying meal.

Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

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A quick and easy, one-pot tuna pasta! Cooked pasta is heated with spinach, tuna and basil in a creamy tomato sauce. Enjoy with crusty bread, if desired.

Recipe by: emilies

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A simple, yet delicious vegetarian pasta that's easy to whip up. Pasta is tossed with onion, mushroom and peppers in a light, basil flavoured cream cheese sauce.

Recipe by: Unclebill

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This is a simple pasta dish because it's all cooked in the one pot. It's a recipe from a friend of ours but has become a firm family favourite in our house. I usually use macaroni pasta but you can use any type you have on hand.

Recipe by: vickie

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If you love tuna and mozzarella, then this recipe is for you! A very fishy and cheesy pasta dish.

Recipe by: emmyrabbit

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I cheat by using shop bought meatballs, but feel free to make your own. A very filling dinner that's a favourite with all the family.

Recipe by: bakingem

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Lovely and easy to make, the pepperoni flavour gives a sweet taste to the tomato sauce. My kids love this! Serve with garlic bread.

Recipe by: tracy30

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Mild and creamy goat's cheese is melted in saffron-infused white wine and mixed with fennel, olives and capers to make a golden-coloured sauce for pasta shapes. This easy dish comes with a simple mixed leaf salad.

Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

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Minced pork, earthy chorizo and salty kalamata olives make a spicy, rich pasta sauce that hints of the Mediterranean. Serve over a penne pasta, preferably a wholewheat penne, to give the thick sauce something to cling to.

Recipe by: alwayshungry

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